Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 7 | Lecture: b | Slide: 17
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Quality Measurement and Improvement
Lecture:Current quality measures in use
Slide content:CQM: Eligible Hospital Example Measure: Stroke 2, ischemic strokedischarge on antithrombotic therapy (drug to prevent blood clots) CMS eMeasure : 104 NQF#: 0435 Version#: 2 Measure Steward: The Joint Commission NQS Priority: Clinical process/effectiveness Description: Ischemic stroke patients prescribed antithrombotic therapy at hospital discharge. 17
Slide notes:This slide provides an example of a quality measure for eligible hospitals. This measure focuses on the use of antithrombotic [an-tee-throm- bah -tick] therapy prescribed at discharge for ischemic [iss- skee -mick] stroke level 2 patientsor stroke patients prescribed medication to prevent blood clots. As with the example for eligible professionals, this description includes identifiers for this measure used in other quality measure programs. The CMS eMeasure , NQF number, and version number are identified. The Joint Commission is the designated steward for this measure, which is aligned with the NQS priority of clinical process and effectiveness. The formal description is ischemic stroke; patients prescribed antithrombotic therapy at hospital discharge . 17